At least 40 persons were executed by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group in Iraq's Mosul city.
Victims were executed over charges of conspiring against it in Mosul, Xinhua news agency reported.
They were accused of helping people to flee the city and being former Iraqi security members.
"The IS terrorist group delivered the bodies of 40 men and a list of their names to the morgue of the main hospital in Mosul," a security official said.
He said that all the bodies were shot in the head.